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Snowdrop Walk - East Anglia

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 11:06

Sorry I didn't post last night. I had a brilliant day with the other forumatti (another new word?). It was so interesting to find out what others have as a garden and what their gardening passions are.

I adored the dogwoods and they have some spectacular large trees there. Also a second hand bookshop

I avoided the cakes (can't eat wheat and they had no gluten free cakes - shame on them!)

That Katherine Hodgkin was a very strange plant; very discreet colouring (like something out of the Farrow and Ball paint catalogue) and yet en masse they had a curious luminous quality which was very attractive in a slightly spooky way.

I can assure you that the photo is completely wrong; we are all size 10

Greenhouse help

Posted: 08/02/2014 at 15:09

Go for safety glass! And the biggest that you can afford.

getting started

Posted: 08/02/2014 at 15:04

Welcome Barbara, happy gardening

Green house heaters

Posted: 08/02/2014 at 15:01

Blairs, it is a lean-to on the wall of my studio which is very rarely heated. The heater is actually120 watts and apparently is what was recommended by the electrical supply place for a 6x8 g/h. I too have my doubts, which is why, a stated above, I will be using insulation next winter

Welcome to tools and techniques

Posted: 08/02/2014 at 12:20

I use wd40, but only a tiny amount.

Green house heaters

Posted: 08/02/2014 at 12:05

Clueless, the heating tube is 24" (61cm). I can't remember how much it all cost, but the electrician got it all at trade prices.

Snowdrop Walk - East Anglia

Posted: 08/02/2014 at 11:55

See you all there tomorrow

Old Herbaceous Border

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 14:16

Yes, to remove ground elder I would dig up the plants that are near it at least and really go through their root systems, removing every little bit of the ground elder roots. Pop them in a bucket with some water, dig some well rotted manure in and replant. Sounds like a lot of work, but it really will be worth it

Snowdrop Walk - East Anglia

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 14:11

I think we should also think about a trip to Walsingham soon

Discussions started by artjak

Did I review 1500 plants in my sleep?

Why does it say I've reviewed all these plants? 
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ngs garden in Peterborough

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Reduced Shredder from Tesco

Rubbish really 
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Making a potting bench

Any suggestions welcome 
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Gooseberry crop

Best crop ever 
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Massive grass snake

Grass snake in herbaceous border 
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More good guys

Good plant supplier 
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bird nest in potato bag

I have found a bird's nest in a potato grow bag 
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What veg are you growing this year?

What veg? 
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Cuttings

Advice needed on propagation 
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Anyone involved in Government's Green Deal?

Would like feedback info on Green Deal 
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Pruning Hebes

Is it possible to prune Hebes? 
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Emptying a compost bin

How to empty a bin 
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Watercress

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